Chiberia Part 2: Deep Freeze To Last Through WednesdayTemperatures more suited for the North Pole are returning to the Chicago area, and will leave the region in a deep freeze for the next 2 ½ days, similar to the arctic blast we endured three weeks ago.
Chicago Public Schools To Close Monday Due To ColdChicago Public Schools officials are monitoring weather conditions and will determine Sunday whether schools will be closed Monday because of subzero temperatures that are forecast, the Sun-Times is reporting.
Catholic School's 'Mission From God': Raise $400K In Two Weeks To Stay OpenA Catholic elementary school in Portage Park is “on a mission from God,” hoping to make a miracle happen so it can avoid being shut down by the Archdiocese.
More Chicago Catholic Schools Set To CloseWBBM Newsradio has learned the Archdiocese in Chicago is about to start notifying some schools that they're going to be closing.
CPS To Close Schools On Tuesday The Chicago Public Schools will close for a second day on Tuesday due to the extreme cold.
Enthusiastic Safe Passage Workers Brave ColdWhile it may be too soon to grade the CPS school closings and consolidation with other neighborhood schools, one aspect of that plan seems to be working well.
Intense Heat Has Many Schools Canceling Class, Or Closing EarlyWith possible record-breaking heat on Tuesday, many local schools were planning to send kids home early, while others were closing altogether.
CPS Loses Track Of More Than 1,000 Students In School TransitionTo use an academic analogy, it’s the difference between an "A" and an "Incomplete." CBS 2 Chief Correspondent Jay Levine reports.
CPS Approves Budget Cuts; Dozens Of Students Boycott School About 200 people -- including 20 to 30 students -- rallied outside Chicago Public Schools on Wednesday, as the Board of Education was meeting to approve the district's annual budget.
New School Year Brings Lots Of Changes For CPS StudentsA new chapter begins for the Chicago Public Schools this morning, following major budget cuts and the closings of dozens of schools.
New Chapter For CPS Begins Monday With First Day Of SchoolA new chapter in Chicago Public School history begins Monday, as thousands of kids will begin classes at schools they've never attended. On Sunday, many of them celebrated. CBS 2's Derrick Blakley spent the day with families preparing for the first day of classes.
Emanuel Names Panel To Decide Fate Of Shuttered School BuildingsMayor Rahm Emanuel is appointing an advisory committee to decide what to do with nearly 50 shuttered Chicago Public Schools that residents fear could be turned into charter schools, or sit vacant and become magnets for crime.
Expanded Safe Passage Program To Be Ready For First Day Of SchoolCity officials were putting the finishing touches on the new Safe Passage routes for Chicago Public Schools students, and said they’re ready for the first day of class a week from Monday.
U.S. Judge Refuses To Halt Chicago School Closings A federal judge says he won't order a halt to school closings in Chicago.
Judge Denies Class-Action Status In School Closing LawsuitsThe majority of the nearly 50 Chicago elementary schools slated for closure will likely proceed after a federal judge denied class-action status to the two main civil lawsuits at the center of a dispute pitting parents and education officials.